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Nutrient & Water Management

Featured stories covering nutrient and water management in this issue.

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  • OSU Soils Workshop

Too hot to handle calcium

April 17th, 2017|0 Comments

Unusually warm, dry weather reduces the effectiveness of calcium sprays for growers in the Eastern United States.

  • Elizabeth Wittenbach

Young grower mixes new ideas with 125-year-old traditions

April 17th, 2017|0 Comments

Growing at home

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I-9 form gets ‘smart’

April 17th, 2017|0 Comments

Updated employment eligibility verification form features electronic tools, new information fields.

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Together on tour – Gallery

April 12th, 2017|0 Comments

2017 IFTA road trips to remember

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What’s your ideal orchard system?

April 12th, 2017|0 Comments

Finding the ideal system for your orchards can be trial and error, but luckily, Mike Robinson likes to experiment.

  • International Fruit Tree Association 60th annual conference

Which comes first, the trellis or the trees?

April 12th, 2017|0 Comments

Allan says he prefers to plant the dormant, cut-back sleeping eyes for the V-trellis system

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Fertilizer tips to maximize baby tree growth

April 12th, 2017|0 Comments

Nourishing new orchards

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New methods to get from bud to bin : Videos

April 10th, 2017|0 Comments

Tree system architecture for apple orchards a key topic for IFTA speakers, grower tours.

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The latest on FF Robotics’ machine harvester

April 10th, 2017|0 Comments

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IFTA’s summer field tour in New York last year focused on automation technologies and growers who are utilizing new equipment to save on labor.

And automation

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Healthy cherries from the ground up

April 5th, 2017|0 Comments

Diagnostic tools will prevent you from paying for too much fertilizer.

  • PearPsylla early instar nymph and eggs fixed

Pear psylla, just like spider mites, showing resistance to pesticides

April 5th, 2017|0 Comments

Resistance is inevitable

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Brett Grobe, a Young Grower from Elyria, Ohio

April 5th, 2017|0 Comments

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family background / Brett is a sixth-generation fruit and vegetable grower in northern Ohio near Lake Erie. Grobe Fruit Farm includes about 150 acres of

  • International Fruit Tree Association 60th annual conference

Staying on top of trends and tastes : Video

April 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

For apple growers, domestic and global markets hold promising opportunities if you know what to look for.

  • Grape irrigation systems

How’s the quality of your water?

April 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

Research helps to develop guidelines for dealing with salinity, sodicity in the vineyard.